Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Cheese - Pork Chops Stuffed With Smoked Gouda And Bacon

Center-cut pork chops, stuffed with gouda cheese, parsley, and bacon are excellent grilled or broiled.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Fruits And Vegetables - Quick Savory Grilled Peaches

Grilled peaches are given a slightly savory treatment to make an excellent summertime side dish. Serve as an appetizer or atop a salad.

Cherry Cocktail

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Cherry Cocktail

Friday, April 24, 2015

Herbs And Spices - Perfect Polenta Dressing

Substitute polenta for cornbread for your next stuffing dish. Whip up a batch of fresh polenta and stir in sausage, bread cubes, dried pears, herbs, and spices for a flavorful side dish on the holiday table.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Quince Fruit With Honey Dipper

Close up view of a quince fruit with a honey dipper isolated on a white background.

Side Dish - Fast And Easy Spinach With Shallots

Add more healthy greens to weeknight meals by preparing this utterly easy spinach side dish.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Herbs And Spices - Old Fashioned Peach Cobbler

Flaky pastry enclosing peaches flavored with lemon and orange juice and spiced with nutmeg and cinnamon.

Herbs And Spices - Pastry Cream

The classic version of vanilla pudding. Quick and easy. If you wish, substitute 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract for the vanilla bean, adding it after the pastry cream is removed from heat.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Cheese - Amarillo Cheese Fries

Hand-cut potatoes are deep-fried before having layers of Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses melted over them. Don't forget the bacon and jalapeno peppers!

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Breakfast And Brunch - Downeast Maine Pumpkin Bread

Spiced with cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves, this bread improves with age, so plan to make it a day ahead if possible.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Bowl Of Potato Chips

Cropped image of two bowls with cheese and salted potato chips on a blue background

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Bbq Grilling - Pineapple Chicken Tenders

Skewered chicken tenders are brushed with a tropical mixture of pineapple juice, brown sugar, and soy sauce, and grilled.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Herbs And Spices - Anise Biscotti

Delicious, with a hint of licorice flavor. You can store these in an airtight container for over a month.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Iced Cappuccino

Iced Cappuccino

Cheese - Lemon Lush

A family friend shared this lemon and cream cheese dessert with me. It has been a hit with our family now for all our get togethers.

Monday, April 6, 2015

Mixed Fruit Slices

Mixed fruit slices isolated on white background

Breakfast And Brunch - Almond Bear Claws

These flaky Danish pastries are a time-consuming project, but they're a perfect way to show people how much you love them! I like serving them at special brunches. The puff pastry dough and almond filling can be made ahead of time, and the pastries can be frozen before baking.

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Table Set With Red Bow With White Spots

table set with imagination and elegance, a red bow with white spots gives vivacity and class together

Friday, April 3, 2015

Cheese - Easy Smeezy Cheese Ball

Cheddar cheese, pecans, and bacon bits make this the perfect cheese ball for every occasion!

Thursday, April 2, 2015